NSA 11/14/19 EMERG POST OP JOINT INFECTION

November 14, 2019

Speaker: Andrew Battenberg, MD

Planner: Brett Nelson, MD

CME: .5 (10:30am to 11:00am)

It is difficult to tell which patients have infection post operatively after joint replacement. Sometimes they are admitted or placed on antibiotics unnecessarily. 

Decrease unnecessary admission rate and antibiotic use in patient with post op swelling after joint replacement

DISCLOSURE: 

Kaiser Permanente Napa/Solano has determined that today's speaker and planner(s) do not have affiliations with any corporate organizations that may constitute a conflict of interest with this presentation.

Kaiser Permanente Napa/Solano takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

Kaiser Permanente does not endorse any brand-name products.

CREDITS & ACCREDITATION:

Kaiser Napa Solano Area is accredited by the California Medical Association (CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Kaiser Napa Solano Area designates this Live Activity for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

 

Target Audience

Emergency physicians and other interested clinicians

Learning Objectives

Implement proper exam and testing for patients presenting with pain/swelling after joint replacement

Differentiate who needs admission when presenting with joint swelling post op. 

Evaluate who needs antibiotics, oral, or IV in post op joint replacement patients. 

Additional Information

Location: 
Building: 
Vacaville Medical Center
Conference room: 
MOB-A, Conf. Rm. B
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Course opens: 
11/14/2019
Course expires: 
11/14/2019
Event starts: 
11/14/2019 - 10:30am
Event ends: 
11/14/2019 - 11:00am
Rating: 
0

SPEAKER: Andrew Battenberg, MD

PLANNER: Brett Nelson, MD

DISCLOSURE: 

Kaiser Permanente Napa/Solano has determined that today's speaker and planner(s) do not have affiliations with any corporate organizations that may constitute a conflict of interest with this presentation.

Kaiser Permanente Napa/Solano takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

Kaiser Permanente does not endorse any brand-name products.

 

CREDITS & ACCREDITATION:

Kaiser Napa Solano Area is accredited by the California Medical Association (CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Kaiser Napa Solano Area designates this Live Activity for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Available Credit

  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
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